NORTON SHORES, MICHIGAN – The shooting occurred around 10 p.m. local time Monday in a home on East Sherman Boulevard, police said, adding that two black males were seen running eastbound from the home.
Police in Norton Shores are asking people living near Sherman Street and U.S. 31 to stay in their homes until two suspects in a deadly shooting Monday night are in custody.
Investigators were called to a home on Sherman Street near the Mercy Health Mercy Campus around 10 p.m. on a report of shots fired. Officers found the 23-year- old victim inside the home.
One witness says the victim allowed the suspects into the home. They went into a back room before a struggle, followed by three gun shots. That witness ran away and called for help before seeing the suspects running from the home. They were last seen headed east on Sherman toward U.S. 31.
The first is described as a skinny, 6’2″ black man, he was wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans. The other suspect is a 5’7″ black man with a medium build, he was last seen wearing a blue shirt.
The name of the victim is not being released until all family members and friends have been notified.
Officers from the Muskegon Police Department, Michigan State Police, and the Muskegon County’s Sheriff’s Department are assisting Norton Shores in their investigation.
Anyone with information to assist in the investigation is asked to contact Norton Shores Police Department at (231) 733-2691 or Silent Observer at (231) 72-CRIME.